Saskatchewan

Featured Post

Creative Place Names: Kitchen Stuff

Friday, 21st January 2011 by

Here at Google Sightseeing we’re absolutely fascinated with the more unusual names that places have been given. There’s so much choice in this field that today we’re able to bring you another post about creative place names – but this time themed entirely around things you’d find in the kitchen. You have to imagine that quite a bit of work goes into naming a new place. I wonder what early…

Most popular posts in “Saskatchewan

Fill ‘er Up!

Fill ‘er Up! Posted by
Wednesday, 23rd January 2013

Big Train Near Saskatoon

Big Train Near Saskatoon Posted by
Wednesday, 19th April 2006

Canada’s Grand Railway Hotels – Part 3

Canada’s Grand Railway Hotels – Part 3 Posted by
Friday, 18th December 2009

Google Street View uncovers death, idiocy, incompetence and supernatural powers

Google Street View uncovers death, idiocy, incompetence and supernatural powers Posted by
Wednesday, 18th August 2010

Touring Earth’s Impact Craters, Part 2

Touring Earth’s Impact Craters, Part 2 Posted by
Thursday, 11th November 2010

Creative Place Names: Kitchen Stuff

Creative Place Names: Kitchen Stuff Posted by
Friday, 21st January 2011

Recent posts in the “Saskatchewan” category

Fill ‘er Up!

In the early days of mass automotive travel, fuel stations often resorted to some wacky gimmicks to differentiate themselves from the pack and lure in customers, such as novelty architecture that made the station building even more of a roadside attraction than the fuel they were selling. Today, many of these wacky 1930s-era stations are icons to thousands of visitors every year.

Population: One

Recently the town of Burford, Wyoming made the headlines when it was sold for $900,000, which isn’t a bad price…

Grad Tags Across Canada

The final year of school in every country comes with many ceremonies and traditions. In Canada, one of those traditions is to celebrate the supremacy of your graduating class over all others by spray painting your ‘grad’ year over anything and everything.

Ghost Towns of the Palliser Triangle

The Palliser Triangle is the driest part of the Canadian Prairies, constituting southeast Alberta and southwest Saskatchewan. Settled at the turn of the 20th century by farmers and ranchers, dozens of tiny villages sprung up to support them. While modern farming techniques have helped mitigate the hard times, the exodus of people from the Triangle has been steady for the past few decades, leaving numerous ghost towns listing in the wind.

Creative Place Names: Kitchen Stuff

Here at Google Sightseeing we’re absolutely fascinated with the more unusual names that places have been given. There’s so much…

Touring Earth’s Impact Craters, Part 2

It may be hard to believe, but the Earth is struck with more space debris (meteors, comets, etc) than the…

Page 1 of 212

Welcome to Google Sightseeing

Google Sightseeing takes you on a tour of the world as seen from satellite, using the free Google Earth program, or Google Maps in your web browser. Our team of authors present weird and wonderful sights as suggested by readers.

Could you be one of our authors? We're looking for more freelance writers - please get in touch for more information.

Best of Google Sightseeing

Body being dumped into a Dutch canal, caught on Google Maps

We’re not sure what’s going on here, but it sure does look like someone (or perhaps a pair of someones)…

The World’s Largest Blue Holes

The term “blue hole” is given to sinkholes filled with water where the entrance is below the surface; but they…

100th anniversary of the sinking of Titanic

On the 15th April 1912, exactly 100 years ago this weekend, the RMS Titanic sank in the North Atlantic Ocean…

Airship Hangars Around The World

From the late 19th century to the period between the World Wars, hundreds of airship hangars were built in Western…

Hurtigruten (The Express Route)

Here at Google Sightseeing we love a chance to create a post about the scenic wonders of Norway1. Today we…

Floating Bridges

Floating bridges, while often temporary structures used in times of war or disaster, can also be used long-term in locations…

Recent Comments

  1. Bob: There is a Marine Corps air station with two dirigible hangars in Tustin, CA. https://maps.google.com/map...
  2. Ian: Thanks Tammo – I was aware of it but didn’t include it because it’s not visible.
  3. Ian: Excellent, thanks for all the links everyone!
  4. Tammo: Best Streetview of the one in Sicily is probably from across the water: https://www.google.com/maps...
  5. PIETRO CONTEGIACOMO: Sirs, you forget or you have no infomation about the “world largest hangar in reinforced...

Advertisement